Roman Lanis joined the School of Accounting in 2004. He has undertaken research into the impact of culture on accounting systems development, with specific reference to the transitional economies of Eastern Europe. Recent research activities have included the development of a cross-cultural framework in the area of tax and accounting harmonisations.
Roman's work has appeared in leading U.S. and Australian accounting, finance and economics journals. Roman's other interests include the development of international accounting standards, their applicability to developing nations and the present state of accounting/business education in the former Soviet Republics.